Rob grew up in the Philadelphia area and moved to the south after high school to go to Wake Forest University. He graduated from Wake Forest in 1988 with a BA in Economics and again in 1997 with an MBA. Rob and his wife are long-time residents of Winston Salem with two rambunctious Shetland Sheep dogs and enjoy the active community life growing in downtown Winston Salem. Rob is a seasoned mentor with a background working with ambitious small business owners at Forsyth Tech’s Small Business Center as well as Winston Start. Rob also mentors undergraduate and master’s candidate business students at the Wake Forest School of Business. Currently, Rob is Board Chair at the Community Care Center of Forsyth County, a medical nonprofit that provides medicine and medical services to the underserved residences of Forsyth, Davie and Stokes Counties.